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How-to guides, general advice and instructions on safe, eco-fiendly ways to employ our worksafe and environmentally sustainable chemicals in the workplace. Find out about new and innovative ways to tackle common industrial tasks without the need for resorting to toxic or dangerous chemicals. Find out about chemical safety best practice as well as how to choose and use safe chemical substitutes for a safer, greener workplace.




Brake Cleaner – Non-Chlorinated v’s Chlorinated
How to choose between deadly & deadlier

21st April 2017 | brake cleaner

Choosing a traditional brake cleaner poses a rather unsatisfactory question. Do you choose the flammable highly toxic one, or the alarmingly very highly toxic one? It’s not such a nice question to consider and, of course, there is no good answer – or is there?

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Wash Bays - How to save big money by reducing oily waste water

27th June 2016 | quick break degreaser, Oily water separation

Using conventional chemicals and degreasers in industrial wash bays creates large volumes of oily waste water that cannot be released down sewers or into water ways. Strict government regulations require the safe removal and disposal of oily waste water from wash bays. This can be very expensive.

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How can safer chemicals create healthier profits?

24th May 2016 | costs, profits

Removing dangerous and toxic chemicals in the workplace reduces health and safety risks to people, and pollution of the environment. Safer chemical substitutes help create healthier workplaces and a healthier planet. But did you know that safer chemical substitution can also have a positive impact on business bottom line?

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Managing Chemical Hazards
A Guide for Purchasing

16th July 2013 | substitution, elimination

Does your business comply with the WHS Act when it comes to chemicals? Almost every workplace in Australia contains some form of hazardous chemical, and in most cases there are many of them. Whilst some chemical hazards such as solvents or insecticides are easy to identify, others are found in common products such as cleaners, degreasers, disinfectants and other seemingly innocuous items. You have a legal obligation to ensure your business does not use these chemicals when there is a safer alternative.

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Managing Chemical Inventory: Understanding an SDS (Safety Data Sheet)

18th February 2013 | MSDS

Many products containing suspected or known carcinogens do not carry any type of warning on the label. It is only the SDS that reveals the true extent of risks associated with any particular product. The best and most reliable way to reduce chemical risks is to eliminate the product all together, or substitute it with a safer alternative.

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